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Tag: observability

How BT uses Amazon CloudWatch to monitor millions of devices

In this guest post, Ciaran Kearney, Data Engineer at multinational telecommunications company BT discusses how BT built a monitoring solution using Amazon CloudWatch dashboards, composite alarms, and embedded metric format to support the monitoring of millions of devices. Customers with high-cardinality monitoring use cases often face challenges when it comes to implementing observability. Monitoring high-cardinality workloads […]

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Getting Started with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) is a Prometheus-compatible monitoring service for container infrastructure and application metrics for containers that makes it easy for customers to securely monitor container environments at scale. Prometheus supports a variety of metric collection mechanisms that includes a number of libraries and servers which help in exporting application-specific metrics from […]

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Cross-Region application monitoring using Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics and AWS CloudFormation

Customers need a way to find problems with their application before the real end users encounter them. They need to predict how their application will perform in supported geographies and isolate the root cause of any detected bottlenecks. Synthetic monitoring allows customers to emulate business processes or user transactions from different geographies and monitor their […]

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AWS Management and Governance at Re:Invent 2020

AWS re:Invent is always an exciting time of the year to engage with our customers to learn, and share information about our services and features. Due to the current pandemic, re:Invent is pivoting to a free and virtual format presented across 3 weeks from November 30 to December 18 this year. Yes, you read that […]

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Secure monitoring of user workflow experience using Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics and AWS Secrets Manager

Customers often need an easy way to monitor the URLs, API endpoints, and critical GUI workflows of their web applications in a secure fashion. Monitoring helps keep the service available by detecting performance bottlenecks and operational issues as soon as they arise. Customers also want to be alerted when availability and latency issues occur so […]

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Communicate monitoring information by sharing Amazon CloudWatch dashboards

Amazon CloudWatch provides you with data and actionable insights to monitor the health and performance of your infrastructure and applications hosted on AWS and on-premises servers. CloudWatch dashboards and alarms enable you to to rapidly detect performance issues that affect end user experience. CloudWatch has added the ability to share dashboards with users outside of […]

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Gain visibility into your Kubernetes spend with CloudZero and Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights

Gain visibility into your Kubernetes spend with CloudZero and Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights

Container adoption has been increasing rapidly in the past few years. Customers are deploying workloads of all sizes on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). Typically, cluster administrators deploy several business applications and workloads on a cluster to achieve more efficient deployment density. On large clusters in a shared infrastructure where workloads of different sizes […]

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Analyze and debug applications using AWS X-Ray trace data with Grafana

Analyze and debug applications using AWS X-Ray trace data with Grafana

Today, AWS and Grafana Labs are making available a free and open-source AWS X-Ray data source plugin. You can use the latest release of Grafana (version 7.2.0 or later) to visualize AWS X-Ray traces directly in your Grafana dashboards in order to triage performance issues in applications instrumented with X-Ray. This enables you to build a single […]

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